Average Lead Carpenter Hourly Pay

$24.26
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,229
Bonus
$1,250
Commission
$2,048
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Lead Carpenter is $24.26.
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$17.24
MEDIAN
$24.26
90%
$34.39
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $34
Bonus
$305 - $6,167
Profit Sharing
$513 - $9,863
Commission
$0 - $1,250
Total Pay
$37,075 - $74,267
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What Do Lead Carpenters Do?

Lead Carpenter Tasks
  • Analyze construction blueprints and plans to create timeline, project layouts, and resource needs.
  • Prepare, build, repair, and remodel project elements as needed.
  • Inspect site for safety, changes and progress and communicate effectively to clients and team.
  • Manage team members and validate their work regularly.

Job Satisfaction for Lead Carpenter

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What Are Popular Skills for Lead Carpenters?

Skills in Cabinetry Installation and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Window or Door Installation, Blueprints and Team Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lead Carpenters?

An early career Lead Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.19 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Lead Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.66 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Lead Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.44 based on 627 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Lead Carpenter in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.2% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,751 survey responses.
Early Career
7.7%
Mid Career
12.2%
Experienced
35.8%
Late Career
44.4%